Renowned poet James Applewhite, Wilson County native and Professor Emeritus of English at Duke University, will be the featured speaker at the Friends of Hackney Library’s Fall 2014 Book Signing, Dinner, and Lecture.
The event will take place on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Barton College’s Hardy Alumni Hall. A wine reception and book signing will be held from 6-6:45 pm, with the dinner and lecture following at 7:00 pm. Copies of Applewhite’s works will be available for purchase during the book signing and following the dinner/program. Follow this link for more information!
On Wednesday, September 17, Hackney Library will be hosting a celebration of Constitution Day with a program and reception from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Refreshments will be served at the event, which is open free of charge to the public as well as to the Barton community. (Constitution Day is held each September 17 to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on that date in 1787.) Follow this link to find more information!
For the past few years, Hackney Library’s annual Open House has taken its theme from the current Freshman Year Seminar (FYS) Summer Reader, and this year will be no exception. We will kick off this year’s event with a book signing from 4 to 5 pm featuring novelist Cash, whose debut novel, A Land More Kind Than Home, has been chosen as Barton’s 2014 FYS Summer Reader. Concurrent Open House activities will be going on from 4 to 6 pm during the event. Follow this link for more information!
The Friends of Hackney Library are pleased to host award-winning Southern writer Sharyn McCrumb as guest speaker at its Book Signing and Dinner/Lecture on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The event, to be held in Hardy Alumni Hall on campus, will begin at 6 pm with a wine reception and book signing, followed at 7 pm by the dinner and program. The author’s books will be sold at the book signing and following the program. Follow this link to find more information!